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Legal

December 6, 2022 5:30 am

Will the Supreme Court Go Narrow or Broad in Ruling on Free Speech vs. Equal Protection?

Several possible outcomes suggested in Monday’s oral arguments in the case of a Colorado graphic designer who won’t work on…
Philip Rotner
December 5, 2022 5:30 am

Court Implodes Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Defense (and the Errant Judge Who Bought It)

The timeline makes clear how careful and even deferential prosecutors were.
Kimberly Wehle
November 23, 2022 5:32 am

Trump’s Day in Court (and Court and Court and Court)

Major developments in several of the ex-president’s legal battles, as he keeps trying to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.
Kimberly Wehle
November 21, 2022 5:30 am

The Conservative Case Against the Independent State Legislature Doctrine

The Supreme Court will decide whether power politics and partisanship will trump history, tradition, logic, and the text of the…
Paul Rosenzweig
October 25, 2022 5:30 am

The Midterms’ Stakes for Democracy: A Scenario

The independent state legislature theory in action.
Kimberly Wehle
October 12, 2022 5:30 am

Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Content Policing

The cases touch on Sec. 230, which says a platform or ISP shouldn’t be treated as the “publisher or speaker”…
Kimberly Wehle
September 22, 2022 8:21 am

Appeals Court Lets the FBI Resume Work on the Mar-a-Lago Document Trove

A decisive rebuke of the judge who gave Trump the special master he asked for.
Kimberly Wehle
September 7, 2022 5:30 am

Let Donald Trump Have His Special Master

If you’re a guilty defendant, the very worst judge you can get is the one who goes out of her…
Chris Truax
September 2, 2022 8:06 am

Why the First Supreme Court Impeachment Was the Last (So Far)

The impeachment trial of Justice Samuel Chase ruined it for the next two centuries.
Lindsay M. Chervinsky
August 11, 2022 5:30 am

Alex Jones Isn’t Going To Pay $45.2 Million in Damages

Texas law is going to protect him.
Greg Doucette